duckling

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noun duck·ling \ˈdək-liŋ, ˈdə-kliŋ\

Definition of duckling

  1. :  a young duck

15th Century

First Known Use of duckling

15th century


DUCKLING Defined for English Language Learners

duckling

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noun duck·ling \ˈdək-liŋ, ˈdə-kliŋ\

Definition of duckling for English Language Learners

  • : a young duck

  • : the meat of a young duck that is used as food


DUCKLING Defined for Kids

duckling

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noun duck·ling \ˈdək-liŋ\

Definition of duckling for Students

  1. :  a young duck



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